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  • India reduced emissions intensity of GDP by 21 per cent: Javadekar

    Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar has said that India has reduced the emissions intensity of GDP by 21 per cent and is on track to achieve the goal of 35 per cent emissions reduction as promised in Paris. Mr Javadekar was addressing 25th session of Conference of Parties (COP) under the […]

    India among top 10 countries with higher climate performance: Report

    India, for the first time, ranks among the top 10 in this year’s Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) released today at the COP25 climate summit in Spanish capital Madrid. The current levels of per capita emissions and energy use in India ranked 9th in the high category showing that emissions are still comparatively low. However, […]

    VP Naidu calls for creating quality education system

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called for creating a quality education system that is easily accessible to all and which can provide the necessary qualifications for employment and instil values in the youth. Speaking at FICCI Arise Conference, 2019 in New Delhi this evening, he said, entrepreneurship education and training will be the key […]

    Loans worth over Rs10 lakh cr sanctioned under PMMY

    Union Government today informed that loans worth over 10 lakh crore rupees have been sanctioned till 1st November this year under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, PMMY. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said, as per the findings of the PMMY survey, around five crore persons […]

    Home Minister says CAB is not against minorities; Opposition claims it regressive

    Introducing the Bill, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the Bill is not against minorities and does not violate Article 14 of the constitution. Congress, TMC and DMK members opposed the introduction of the Bill in the House. Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said it is regressive and violates Article 14 of the constitution. […]

    Citizenship Amendment Bill introduced in Lok Sabha

    The Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha, after rejecting the Opposition’s objections over its introduction. The Bill was introduced after the division of votes in the House. 293 members voted in favour of introducing the bill while 82 voted against the move. Earlier, Home minister Amit Shah introduced the Citizenship […]

    Youth should lead the nation towards equality: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called upon the youth to take a vow to put an end to social evils such as discrimination based on gender and caste, and disrespect to women. He said they should lead the nation towards equality. Mr Naidu was delivering the 16th Convocation address of the Symbiosis International University […]

    Education is the best tool of social empowerment: President Kovind

    President Ram Nath Kovind has said that students and teachers should be sensitive towards empowerment of the marginalised sections of the society. Addressing the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of Utkal University in Bhubaneswar today, he said education is the best tool of social empowerment. He said he stands as a proof of it too. The President […]

    Govt working on more steps including rationalisation of income tax rates to revive economy

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the government is working on more steps including rationalisation of income tax rates to revive the economy. Addressing a function in New Delhi, the Minister said, the intent of the government is to further simplify taxation systems, including removal of exemption. Ms Sitharaman said, the government has taken […]

    Health Minister visits LNJP hospital to meet injured in fire incident

    Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan visited Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital this evening to meet those injured in the fire incident. Dr. Harsh Vardhan, who is an MP from Chandni Chowk, also visited the site of the blaze. Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey also met the injured at the hospital.